2008 English National Championship

Saturday, June 28, 2008

The Guild Hall, Preston

Test piece:
Infinity, Lt-Col Robert Redhead

Nigel Boddice MBE, David Read and Chris Wormald

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 8 -
2 Black Dyke Dr Nicholas Childs 14 -
3 Brighouse and Rastrick Alan Morrison 13 -
4 Mount Charles Andrew Duncan 9 -
5 Fodens Richardson Garry Cutt 10 -
6 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Ian Porthouse 4 -
7 Rothwell TemperanceDavid Roberts 11 -
8 Leyland Jason Katsikaris 5 -
9 Fairey Philip Chalk 2 -
10 Reg Vardy Steve Malcolm 15 -
11 YBS Band Morgan Griffiths 6 -
12 PolySteel Philip Harper 12 -
13 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Russell Gray 7 -
14 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 3 -
15 Fishburn Ray Farr 1 -

Best instrumentalist: Soprano, Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe
Youngest player: Matthew Shaw [16], Hepworth

Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH

Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH

Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP

Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR

Essex Police Band

May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.

Essex Police Band

May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford

St Dennis Band

May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section/Grand Shield) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.

Mike Sheppard

B.A. (Hons) Music
Composer, conductor, teacher, author


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